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What Chicago's Five Hundredth Murder Means
NBC 5 Chicago ^ | 12/28/2012 | NBC 5 Chicago

Posted on 12/28/2012 7:59:12 AM PST by usconservative

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Chicago experienced its 500th murder of the year on Thursday night, when a 40-year-old man was shot to death in the Austin neighborhood. It was only the second time in the last ten years the city has reached that mark. In 2008, 513 people were murdered.

However, this year’s violence has attracted unprecedented national attention to Chicago. In October, Diane Sawyer held a town hall meeting at St. Sabina’s Church, hosted by Father Michael Pfleger. The killings have earned the city the nickname “Chiraq” and have been inspired an emerging Chicago rap form known as drill.

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TOPICS: Local News; Society
KEYWORDS: banglist; feinstein; guncontrol; guns; obama; politics; secondamendment
Last night Chicago once again passed the 500 murder mark in a single year. Remember that in Chicago it has been ILLEGAL to own a handgun until very recently.

Now can anyone guess how many of those 500 people who were murdered, were killed with one of the 120 weapons that Diane Feinstein's "Assault Weapons Ban" would make illegal?

Absolutely ZERO. NONE of the 500 people that were murdered in Chicago would've been any safer with Diane Feinstein's "Assault Weapons Ban" in place.

Further, can you all guess how many of those guns used to murder 500 people in Chicago were LEGALLY OWNED? Considering the murders were committed by GANG-BANGERS the likelihood any of those guns were LEGALLY OWNED is ZERO.

Tell me again how "gun control" works and "saves lives?" (Stupid Liberals!!!)

1 posted on 12/28/2012 7:59:38 AM PST by usconservative
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To: usconservative

“Chicago is an example of what makes this country great”
-—Barack Hussein Obama


2 posted on 12/28/2012 8:05:44 AM PST by granada
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To: usconservative
If Chicago would add to their huge welfare population conceal carry permits to the law abiding shiftless bums and instead of providing Obamaphones, provide Obamaguns the murder rate in the city would approach that of the most dangerous white community in the United States... ...a helluva improvement to be sure.
3 posted on 12/28/2012 8:07:41 AM PST by Happy Rain ("Banning the 2nd Amendment over Adam Lanza would be like banning the 1st Amendment over Bill Maher.")
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To: usconservative

Here is the ugly truth about the murder rate in Chicago. If you factor out 3 or 4 particular neighborhoods it drops to nearly zero.


4 posted on 12/28/2012 8:11:58 AM PST by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: usconservative
Obama's plan for reducing inner-city black unemployment - reduce the population.

He can't be bothered with trivial problems like this, these people know nothing about caviar and arugula salads, so they're obviously not Bammy's kind. Surf's up!




5 posted on 12/28/2012 8:13:32 AM PST by canuck_conservative
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To: usconservative

It doesn’t mean a thing. The MSM won’t touch those deaths. Five hundred is not a milestone to be proud of in Obamagabe’s Chicago.


6 posted on 12/28/2012 8:14:35 AM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: Lurker
Here is the ugly truth about the murder rate in Chicago. If you factor out 3 or 4 particular neighborhoods it drops to nearly zero.

Not sure if the number of neighborhood's is that low, but your point is well taken.

7 posted on 12/28/2012 8:20:01 AM PST by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: usconservative

Factor put just the Lawndale and Englewood neighborhoods and it drops by nearly half.


8 posted on 12/28/2012 8:23:35 AM PST by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: usconservative

What does it mean? Niggas wid guns be keeping it real, bro. What you be staring at?


9 posted on 12/28/2012 8:27:17 AM PST by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: usconservative

Wall it off.... Let them eat each other.... Pick them off as they try to escape...


10 posted on 12/28/2012 8:38:02 AM PST by baddog 219
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To: TexasRepublic
Keepin’ it real if they be shot AT!!!

Shootin’ at for no good reason!?!? They need be dead like any other ignorant murderin’ thug.

11 posted on 12/28/2012 8:40:33 AM PST by Happy Rain ("Banning the 2nd Amendment over Adam Lanza would be like banning the 1st Amendment over Bill Maher.")
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To: usconservative

Looks like I’m right. The politicians are deliberately and intentionally letting criminals keep their illegal guns all the while doing everything in their power to take guns from honest, law-abiding citizens.


12 posted on 12/28/2012 8:42:32 AM PST by I want the USA back (I can always be relied upon to say what I really think.)
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To: usconservative

umm, they win free chicken and waffles?

what’s it mean. means the liberal elite’s plans are right on track on ultiple levels.


13 posted on 12/28/2012 8:47:33 AM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: baddog 219

as in “escape from New York!?)- for some dumb reason
my wife loves that dopey flick.


14 posted on 12/28/2012 8:57:37 AM PST by mj1234
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To: usconservative

I cannot find how many people have been wounded by gunfire this year- anybody got a figure?


15 posted on 12/28/2012 8:59:13 AM PST by mj1234
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To: usconservative

It means this boy avoids Chicago.


16 posted on 12/28/2012 8:59:53 AM PST by showme_the_Glory (ILLEGAL: prohibited by law. ALIEN: Owing political allegiance to another country or government)
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To: showme_the_Glory

No wonder the nobama’s don’t like to go to their rezko-home-mansion in chi-town.


17 posted on 12/28/2012 9:09:10 AM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: usconservative

It means Chicago is a quagmire- its time to pull out.


18 posted on 12/28/2012 9:09:55 AM PST by GenXteacher (You have chosen dishonor to avoid war; you shall have war also.)
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To: Lurker

Austin too


19 posted on 12/28/2012 9:32:24 AM PST by jobim (.)
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To: granada
“Chicago is an example of what makes this country great”

Yep. the city of the big shoulder...holsters.

20 posted on 12/28/2012 9:43:18 AM PST by newheart (The greatest trick the left ever pulled was convincing the world it was not a religion.)
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To: usconservative

What the 500th murder means?
_____________________________
I know Teach, I know!
500 Dead Democrats!


21 posted on 12/28/2012 9:55:59 AM PST by Rich21IE
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To: newheart

It means Washington gets to send millions to Chicago for a gun buy back program and lighted basketball courts. Rahmbo takes his cut, filters half to the DNC and the rest goes to 3 or 4 parks... Of course the lights are stolen within a week and sold.


22 posted on 12/28/2012 9:59:28 AM PST by EQAndyBuzz (You can't bring something to its knees that refuses to stand on its own)
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To: TexasRepublic

LOL!!! Now that’s funny, I don’t care who you are! And so so correct.


23 posted on 12/28/2012 10:12:55 AM PST by ASouthernGrl (BHO sucks)
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To: Lurker
Factor put just the Lawndale and Englewood neighborhoods and it drops by nearly half.

My commuter train goes through Englewood - it looks like a war zone. Seriously, I shake my head wondering how people can live like that.

So Englewood is the highest by itself from what I've seen, I don't know what the neighborhood on the near west side is called --- is that Austin? I'm reading some stats I found via a google search which indicates Englewood and the neighborhood I think is Austin seem to be "battling it out" year over year to see which is the most violent.

Shameful.

24 posted on 12/28/2012 10:24:57 AM PST by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: Lurker

Gun prosecutions under Obama down more than 45 percent

http://washingtonexaminer.com/gun-prosecutions-under-obama-down-more-than-45-percent/article/2516175#.UNCXuHfZ-pc

Exclude DC, Chicago, LA, Philly, E.St.louis & Baltimore and we’d probably have the gun murder rate of Switzerland.


25 posted on 12/28/2012 6:50:12 PM PST by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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